Feb 9, 2013 10:00am EST
off a ship off the rthern yemen coast. that shipment originated in iran. coordinated with the navy, and mike rogers tells fox it's part of a broader pattern to destabilize the region. joining us, middle east and terrorism analysts dr. ferris. they are caught red-handed here while they -- why is the united states not responding and responding strongly? >> well, first of all, this is not really the first time the iranian regime sent shipments of weapons as far as yemen, northern yemen. they went, imagine all i way through iran to the arabian peninsula, the international waters to get ton an enclave in northern yemen, far from the gulf where we are supposed to be containing them, and that is telling about what iran is doing. that is telling us that our containment policy, the sanctions that we have right now are not really detouring the iranians. it's in bahrain, uae, iraq, and even in other countries in the red sea area. lou: and, of course, it is nothing new, as you say irrespective of the distance traveled issue and it was a short distance from teheran to baghdad, but in that span,
Feb 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
pentagon announcing it is scaling back the navy persia gulf residents from two groups to one. jennifer griffin has the latest for us now from the pentagon. >> good evening. this is the first concrete find the budget uncertainty is going to have a real impact on national security at a time when tensions are high with iran over the nuclear program u.s. has had a policy of having aircraft carriers in the gulf for the past two years. they will replace the u.s. senate. facing budget uncertainty including increasing resolution and a looming potential for across-the-board sequestration cuts u.s. navy made this request to the secretary and he approved the navy to reverse the deployment orders of the uss truman at the last moment. lou: what does this mean f the families on the truman? >> it wreaks havoc on their lives. some have left their least dropped. supposed to leave this friday, so this is a last-minute reversal by the pentagon. they say it could be in the gulf in two weeks time if there were an emergency that would take that long to go from northern virginia. they're going nuts trying to
Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
the things i find so compelling is the president of the united states mentioned the two former navy seals who were cia operatives to give their lives to defend those other employees of the consulate in the annex. he has mentioned that the number of times. they do so much. always good to see you. >> always make you proud. lou: very quickly, can you tell me he did the back row check on the drug cartels that obama sold the assault weapons to? their use to kill americans. no, yes to lend more than 200 mexican citizens. no, i can't. thank you for the question. that's it for us tonight. thank you for being with us tonight from new york. ♪ officemax is celebrating our new collaboration with go daddy! with an online package including: domain name, website builder with five pages and basic email just $49.99! that's up to 76 percent below online providers and only at officemax stores! all stations come over to mithis is for real this time. step seven point two one two. rify and lock. command is locked. five seconds.